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‘Making Disciples for Life’


Making Disciples for Life is a partnership between individuals, congregations, districts and the Synod to plant, sustain and revitalize Lutheran churches, and to seek the lost with the Gospel. Conferences, grants and an internet resource center comprise the means by which resources are shared and utilized to benefit the work of the church.

LCMS postpones April 2020 conferences

Owing to increasing travel restrictions due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and out of abundant concern for our brothers and sisters in Christ, we have reluctantly decided to postpone the Making Disciples for Life (MDFL) Gathering as well as the Disaster Response and Specialized Pastoral Ministry conferences scheduled for April 15-18 in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Those who have registered will receive a refund, and we encourage you to join us at the rescheduled conference (date to be announced) and at our next regularly scheduled MDFL event Sept. 23-26, 2020, in St. Louis.

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Grant opportunities available for congregations and districts

 MDFL district grant: $10,000 kick-start grant for new church plants with preference given to multi-ethnic opportunities.

 MDFL congregation grant: $1,000 grant for a multi-ethnic outreach project.

A limited number of MDFL grants are available. For more information email grants@lcms.org.

 

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